No escape for Taib Mahmud
COMMENT The embarrassingly weak retort by Sarawak Chief Minister Abdul Taib Mahmud to the recent crystal-clear Global Witness video expose of his timber corruption virtually confirms his guilt.
The video produced by the London-based NGO Global Witness captures the conversation between its undercover investigator and Taib's first cousins,.
It stunningly reveals the truth about how Taib and his family make illicit fortunes from the illegal disposal of Sarawak's vast timber land. The video was posted on YouTube , and featured in global TV network Al Jazeera on March 18...
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